Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 55.
BRYAN COUNTY, situated on the southeast boundary of Georgia, with Ocmulgee river on the northeast, and the Atlantic ocean on the southeast. Drained by Connouchee river. Area, 480 square miles. Surface level, containing marshes, and the soil generally poor and thin. Seat of justice, Bryan courthouse. Pop. in 1830, 3,139; in 1840, 3,182; in 1850, 3,424.